Most people think of frog legs as a Chinese dish but did you know it is widely used in French cuisines and is largely popular in some parts of the US as well? This week’s Christmas recipe involves our signature produce, frog legs! The taste is often compared to that of chicken but truth is frog legs contain only one third the amount of fats compared to chicken breast but yet has a higher protein content. It is also good for detoxifying and cleansing your blood system in addition to strengthening your immunity. Today we present to you the recipe for Caramelized Frog Legs:
Caramelized Frog Legs (4 Servings)
3 tablespoons soy sauce
3 tablespoons honey
1 clove garlic, minced
1 pinch ground ginger
500g frog legs
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon canola oil
Salt and pepper to taste
1 tablespoon thinly sliced scallion
Stir the soy sauce, honey, garlic, and ginger together. Toss frog legs in marinade to coat evenly and set aside to marinate for 1 hour.
Drain the frog legs and keep the marinade. Season the frog legs with salt and pepper and coat with cornstarch.
Heat the canola oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the legs until golden brown and crispy (approximately 2 minutes). While the legs are cooking, bring the marinade to a simmer in a small saucepan, and simmer for 3 minutes.
Pour sauce over the frog legs and sprinkle with chopped scallion.
This simple yet delicious recipe is a sure fire way to satisfy those rumbling tummies at a Christmas party! And what better way than to get your fresh or frozen frog legs directly from us? We also have black pepper and red date soya sauce for those who are feeling a tad lazy to prepare them from scratch. Give us a call and we will deliver the frog legs to your doorstep FOC with purchases more than $70!
Last but not least, we at JFF would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Enjoy!
**Recipe and picture taken from www.allrecipes.com and www.3degree.ecu.edu.au**